If you’re looking for meaningful ways to help your neighbors right now, consider getting involved to support Meals on Wheels through Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS).
Healthy volunteers are needed to help package and deliver meals to older Minnesotans who are unable to leave their homes from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily. Pickup locations in Redwood Falls vary based on delivery area.
With change and uncertainty around COVID-19, you may be feeling greater anxiety, worry and stress – especially around personal finances.
Some of us are facing the possibility of reduced income with hours cutback at work, while parents are scrambling to find child care or cover shifts so they can stay home because their child’s school has closed. Many households are stocking up on food staples and supplies, creating strain on budgets. And, there is turbulence in the stock market.
Credit card debt reached an all-time high in 2019. Last year, Americans amassed a staggering $930 billion on their credit cards, according to the Federal Reserve.
During a time of unprecedented household debt, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota’s Financial Counseling is working with individuals and families to eliminate their debt and gain control of their finances through debt management plans.
Applications for services rose from 572 applications received in 2018 to 708 last year.
Among the growing need is legal help through the Eviction Prevention Project, which Legal Assistance organizes and operates with the help of Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota.
The new location for the Duluth Crisis Nursery, a service of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS), is providing greater access to services that promote family and child wellbeing. Since relocating in October from the Lake and First Building to the Center for Changing Lives at 1422 East Superior Street, the Crisis Nursery supported 170 children.
Staff at the Crisis Nursery support families facing crises with short-term childcare or supplies for children. Other LSS services at the center include transitional housing for youth, a teen health center and youth support groups.